IoT: Key Technology To The Metaverse

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ValueWalk

EqualOcean NY team is planning EqualOcean’s Monthly Webinar Program in 2022 with a 12 different theme. The first one will be Industry Projections for the Metaverse in 2022 and Beyond, for which we invited Henry Wang, CEO and Founder of SmartMesh, as one of the speakers. Q4 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more The Internet of Things (IoT) has come a long way from a vending machine and a toaster to smart cities and connected cars. Despite IoT’s prevalence today, many people are still unaware of the technology. In the broad term, IoT can be considered a giant network of connected devices… Read More “IoT: Key Technology To The Metaverse”

For the first time in two years, the invaluable Chicago Film Society unveils a full season. What’s in store?

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Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — This weekend, the cinephiles running the nonprofit Chicago Film Society embark on their first full indoor season since the advent of the pandemic nearly two years ago. The 16 programs, running through early May, are split mostly between Northeastern Illinois University in North Park and the Lakeview photoplay mainstay, the Music Box Theatre. The season features a dazzling array of silent features (”The Freshman,” “The Crowd,” “Fazil,” “The Fire Brigade,” “City Lights”); a 2003 sex thriller (”In the Cut,” Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jane Campion); and a stimulating variety of genres, dire… Read More “For the first time in two years, the invaluable Chicago Film Society unveils a full season. What’s in store?”

Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on January 28, 2022

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TDPel Media

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create stress and anxiety for many Canadians, particularly those who do not have ready access to their regular support networks. Through the Wellness Together Canada online portal, people of all ages across the country can access immediate, free and confidential mental health and substance use supports, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. PocketWell, a free companion app to the WTC online portal, provides another way to help Canadians access online mental health and substance use resources, and measure and track aspects of their mental well-being. This week, C… Read More “Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on January 28, 2022”

LASG TO TEACHERS: USE MUSIC, DRAMA TO STIMULATE LEARNING AMONG STUDENTS

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TDPel Media

The Lagos State Government has charged teachers to bring more innovations that will make learning fun and interesting for students in schools, just as it maintained that the present administration will continue to provide intellectual fora and workshops to enhance performance in all schools. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr. Abayomi Abolaji, stated this at the Annual Seminar/Workshop for Music, Drama Teachers and Desk Officers in Secondary Schools across the State, held on Friday at the Ministry of Education, Co-Curricular Services Division, Akoka. He disclosed that the State… Read More “LASG TO TEACHERS: USE MUSIC, DRAMA TO STIMULATE LEARNING AMONG STUDENTS”

Exclusive-Foreign banks face bigger capital bill under draft EU plan

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Reuters UK

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Foreign banks based in the European Union may have to hold more capital and liquidity under revisions to rules being considered by the bloc’s member states, an EU document showed. Officials in Brussels are looking to classify more foreign banks as subsidiaries rather than branches, a change which would require them to beef up their local balance sheets and come under direct EU supervision. The move would ensnare a large portion of lenders which opened branches in the EU after Britain left the bloc. An EU document prepared for member states and seen by Reuters sa… Read More “Exclusive-Foreign banks face bigger capital bill under draft EU plan”

Hewlett-Packard wins fraud case against UK tech tycoon Mike Lynch

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Reuters UK

By Paul Sandle and Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) – A British judge found on Friday that tech tycoon Mike Lynch had masterminded an elaborate fraud to inflate the value of his company Autonomy before it was bought by Hewlett-Packard for $11 billion in 2011 in one of the UK’s biggest tech deals. Finding in HP’s favour following a near decade-long battle, Justice Robert Hildyard said the Silicon Valley company had won the majority of its civil case against Lynch although the damages to be announced at a later date would be significantly smaller than the $5 billion demanded. Lynch’s lawyer said he … Read More “Hewlett-Packard wins fraud case against UK tech tycoon Mike Lynch”

How to Spot Scammers on Dating Sites

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The Street

By Jeanette Pavini He sounds too good to be true, then he asks for money. Here’s what to look for, and how to report dating fraud. Recently one of my friends called me with some exciting news. She connected with a nice guy on a dating connection. They had several email exchanges. He was widowed. He was a hard worker. He was romantic. He was a fraud. Luckily my friend clued into some red flags. The emails became very romantic, very fast. He was always too busy to meet or connect by phone. And then the big red flag: he had to go overseas to work on an oil rig. While he was there an accident occurre… Read More “How to Spot Scammers on Dating Sites”

After K-pop, K-food and K-beauty, it’s time for the K-metaverse

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Relaxnews

South Korea is embarking on the development of its own digital universe, the K-metaverse, as part of a program worth more than 7.5 billion dollars. A metaverse academy will be created to train future experts as well as a Korean language institute dedicated to technology to promote Korean culture. Is the K-metaverse the first government-backed digital universe? The South Korean Ministry of Science and ICT (MIST) will allocate 7.5 billion dollars to its Digital New Deal program to develop its own metaverse and AI research. Its goal? To become the fifth largest metaverse market within 5 years. Fo… Read More “After K-pop, K-food and K-beauty, it’s time for the K-metaverse”

‘GOVT SHOULD SET-UP VACCINATION POINTS IN MARKETS, MALLS, WORSHIP CENTRES, ETC’

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Nigerian Tribune

Aside being a nurse, was there any other career you had in mind to go for? Aside becoming a nurse, I had always wanted to be a medical doctor as a child, but during my secondary school days everything changed. I found myself developing passion for nursing instead of medicine, in the end, I had to follow my passion. I decided to study nursing and ever since then, it’s been a wonderful journey and experience helping and taking care of people. How have you been coping as a nurse with the Covid -19 pandemic? As a frontliner, I do my best to take the necessary precaution, maintain social distancing… Read More “‘GOVT SHOULD SET-UP VACCINATION POINTS IN MARKETS, MALLS, WORSHIP CENTRES, ETC’”

Vienna museum selling NFTs of Klimt’s ‘Kiss’ for Valentine’s Day

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DPA

One of the World’s most famous romantic artworks is the latest to be sold as unique digital versions, as Vienna’s Belvedere museum prepares to sell NFTs of Gustav Klimt’s legendary Art Nouveau painting “The Kiss”. Ahead of Valentine’s Day, the museum has announced that it will begin selling digital romance in the form of 10,000 NFTs of Klimt’s “The Kiss”, each costing around 1,850 euros (2,060 dollars). Hyped by some and dismissed as a money-making scheme by others after NFT artworks fetched millions at auction, these so-called non-fungible tokens are digital certificates of authenticity meant… Read More “Vienna museum selling NFTs of Klimt’s ‘Kiss’ for Valentine’s Day”